City of Belle Fourche
City Hall - 511 6th. Ave., Belle Fourche, SD 57717
The Common Council of the City of Belle Fourche met in Regular Session on Aug. 1, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor Gary Hendrickson presiding.
Members present were:
First Ward Council Members: Chrisann Mateer and Larry Schuldies
Second Ward Council Members: Greg Raisanen and Cindy Snook
Third Ward Council Members: Toni Moncur and Karen Wagner
Fourth Ward Council Members: John Washburn
Also present: City Attorney Dwight Gubbrud, City Engineer Rick Schlechter, Assistant City Engineer Steve Nafus, Public Works Director Dirk Hoffman, Museum Director, Rochelle Silva, Police Chief Robert Hansen, and Finance Officer Sharon Mins.
1. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America.
2. Motion Washburn, second Schuldies to adopt the Agenda as presented. Motion carried.
3. Motion Snook, second Raisanen to approve the minutes of the July 18, 2011 Regular Meeting and the Special Meeting of July 21, 2011. Motion carried.
4. Mayors Report:
Employee Recognition Awards were presented as follows: 1 year of employment - Police Department, Nick Anliker, Robert Hansen, Scott Jones, Austin Peterson and Robin Tracy; 5 years of employment - Landfill, Harry Freeman, Public Works, Kim Smoot and Derrick Wright; 20 years of employment - Library, Vicki Ross.
A Special Council Meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 10th at 6:30 P.M. for the 2012 Budget Subsidy requests from the special interest groups. Each entity will be allowed five minutes for their presentations.
5. General Public Comments:
Next Meeting Date / Reports
Airport - Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. - Council Chambers
Ambulance - Thursday, 18, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. - Courthouse - There will be a full time person at the ambulance barn to do paper work and respond to ambulance calls.
BFACC - Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. - BFACC
Chamber of Commerce - Second Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 at 7:00 a.m. - Chamber
Center of the Nation Business Association - First and Third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. - next meeting will be Aug. 4, 2011 at American West - Crazy Days Summary
Economic Development - Third Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at 7:00 a.m. - Chamber - A couple businesses have shown interest in locating in the Industrial Park. The sewer project is complete at C - VISN.
Legal - Finance- Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 at 5:15 p.m. - Council Chambers (Note Date Change)
Library - Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. - Library
Museum - Aug. 9, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. - There were 3500 visitors in July from 47 states and 22 other countries. Volunteers totaled 337 hours which is equal to two full-time employees. Forty quilt tops have been completed for the women's shelter. Aug. 6 will be the next Saturday brunch and the barn photos are due by Aug. 15.
Planning & Zoning - First Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 at 7:00 a.m. - Council Chambers
Police - Aug. 18, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. - Council Chambers - Officer O'Connor is now in Iraq. A rally report will be given at the Aug. 18 meeting.
Public Works - Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers
1. Continuance Hearing for Ordinance No. 7 - 2011, Naomi D. Clary Rezoning.
Correspondence was received from Naomi Clary to withdraw this request. No action was taken.
The following items were discussed by the appropriate Council Appointed Committee / Board, with membership including at least one City Council Member, and unanimously recommended, by the quorum, for approval, and placed on the consent agenda for final action to be taken on all items by a single vote. Any item may be removed from the consent agenda by the Mayor or a Councilperson for separate consideration.
Nothing at this time.
Nothing at this time.
Nothing at this time.
Planning and Zoning Board
Nothing at this time.
Police Committee Board
Nothing at this time.
Public Works Committee
Committee Meeting Canceled - Items added to Regular Agenda.
Legal Finance Committee
Committee Meeting Canceled for Lack of quorum.
1. Three letters of interest were received for Council Member representing Ward IV. One applicant did not qualify as his residence was in Ward III and one applicant asked to remove her letter of interest because of a conflict of interest. Motion by Washburn, second by Mateer to accept the application from Harold Brost and by a unanimous secret ballot, Harold was appointed Council Member for Ward IV. Motion carried. The oath of office was given by Mayor Hendrickson.
2. No action was taken on the second reading of Ordinance No. 7 - 2011 rezoning request due to it being withdrawn by Naomi D. Clary.
3. Motion Snook second Wagner to approve second reading of Ordinance No. 8 - 2011, "An Ordinance Amending the ‘Zoning Map of the City of Belle Fourche' as Adopted on the 19th day of February, 1980 and Rezoning the Real Premises as Described Below, Located in the City of Belle Fourche, From a Central Commercial to a General Residential District. Ron and Phyllis Hedlund, Owner. Motion carried.
4. Motion by Moncur, second by Mateer to approve an extension request for water bill due to an emergency medical issue. The resident will attend the next Public Works Committee meeting to set up a payment plan. Motion carried.
5. Discussion was held on the Class of '72 purchasing a memorial bench for Herrmann Park. They will work with Dirk Hoffman for cost and placement and attend the next Public Works Committee meeting for approval.
6. Motion Wagner, second Schuldies to approve supplying the garbage service, mosquito spraying, (City was allocated spray from the State) and bleachers for the Butte County Fair. Motion carried.
7. Motion Wagner, second Snook to authorize full-time employees to donate from their accumulated sick leave to another city employee. No employee would be allowed to deplete their accumulated sick leave below a total of 80 accumulated hours. Following discussion, Wagner and Snook withdrew their motion. Motion by Moncur, second by Raisanen to move this item to the next Legal - Finance Committee meeting on Aug. 10, 2011 with final action to be taken at the Special Council Meeting scheduled for Aug. 10, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. Motion carried.
8. Motion Moncur, second Mateer to approve the request from Ryan Reeves to seek outside employment. Motion carried.
9. Motion Wagner, second Mateer to approve City Engineer, Rick Schlechter and Finance Officer, Sharon Mins' attendance at the South Dakota Municipal League Conference in Sioux Falls, Oct. 4 - 7, 2011. Associated costs to include registration, transportation, lodging and per diem. Also for Sharon Mins to attend the General Government Policy Committee meeting in Pierre on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Cost will be noon lunch; mileage will be shared with Rob Hansen and Michelle Deyo - Amende. Motion carried.
10. Motion Schuldies, second Washburn to approve the account adjustments as on file at City Hall. Motion carried.
11. Motion Raisanen, second Snook to allow blocking a portion of 6th. Avenue by the Community Hall for the Ag. Banquet on Aug. 27 for goat roping and to supply one set of bleachers for spectators. Motion carried.
12. Motion Moncur, second Schuldies to approve amending the recommendation to hire Carla Spaulding as Custodial/Maintenance Technician for regular part-time at 35 hours. Motion carried.
13. Motion Wagner, second Washburn to approve the Agreement for Dispatch Services for the period Jan. 1, 2012 through Dec. 31, 2014. Motion carried.
Motion Raisanen, second Snook to approve the bills as presented. Motion carried.
Motion Washburn, second Schuldies to adjourn the meeting at 7:46 p.m. Motion carried.
A & B BUSINESS EQUIP/EQUIP LSES & MNT $217.30; AFLAC/INSURANCE $119.10; AMCON DISTRIBUTING/OTHER - RESALE $824.15; AMERICAN RED CROSS/DUES & FEES $76.95; AUTO PROS/REP/MAINT $494.55; BF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE/SUPPLIES $43.00; BF STATE HIGH SCHOOL/REFUND $250.00; BH POWER/UTILITIES $771.52; BLACK HILLS OPEN HORSE SHOWS/REFUND $837.06; BLACK HILLS ROUNDUP/R - UP ACTIVITIES $9,500.00; BLACKBURN MFG CO/SUPPLIES $388.24; BOMGAARS REFUND/REP/MAINT $54.99; BROWING, SHAWNA/CONT SERVICES $849.00; BRENDA WHARTMAN, REFUND $471.87; BSN SPORTS/SUPPLIES $453.04; BURDICK BROS/CONT SERVICES $180.00; CARL'S TRAILER SALES/SUPPLIES $194.00; CELESCO TRANSDUCERS/BALER REPAIR/MNT $317.16; CENEX/GAS/FUEL/OIL $12,537.44; CENTURY BUSINESS LEASING/EQUIP LSES & MNT $139.00; CHANSEY FORD/REFUND $35.19; CHANTAL PERANTEAUX/REFUND $30.40; CHARLES MASSIE/REFUND $20.78; CITY OF RAPID CITY/TRAV/CONF $100.00; CYBEX/EQUIP $10,467.82; DAKOTA EQUIPMENT RENTAL/REP/MAINT $238.75; DAKOTA LUMBER/SUPPLIES $689.71; DAKOTACARE FLEX/INSURANCE $119.67; DON WILBER, REFUND/$200.00; DRUG SCREENING SERVICES/DRUG TESTING $895.00; EDITH BISCHOFF/REFUND $200.00; ELSIE DIEKEN/REFUND $28.63; ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS/SUPPLIES $850.80; EQUIPMENT SERVICE PROFESSIONAL/BALER REPAIR/MNT $41.78; ERNEST TANCRELL/REFUND $23.35; EVE VAVRA/REFUND $200.00; EZ FABRICATION & WELDING/BALER REPAIR/MNT $157.60; FAST BREAK SCREEN PRINTING/SUPPLIES $285.75; FINKBEINER FEED & SEED/SUPPLIES $30.30; FOGGY NOTION ENTERTAINMENT/CONT SERVICES $275.00; FRONTIER COMMERCIAL GLASS/REP/MAINT $1,200.00; GILLETTE FENCE/REP/MAINT,$130.86; GRAINGER/REP/MAINT $324.23; HD SUPPLY WATERWORKS/SUPPLIES $243.04; HOSETH AUTO/REP/MAINT $501.80; JOE DIRT/REP/MAINT $408.10; JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL/REP/MAINT $2,108.63; KAREN KISSACK/REFUND $200.00; KELLI KEYES/REFUND $41.99; KEN FERNEN/REP/MAINT $78.95; KIEFER & ASSOCIATES/SUPPLIES $85.25; KURTZER/REP/MAINT $30.24; LAZY B ENTERPRISES/CONT SERVICES, $66.00; LEANN BARNES/REFUND $37.27; LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES/BOOKS $30.00; LEE ANN RELLER/REFUND $39.64; LESLIE BARKER/REFUND $200.00; LIPCO GROUP/OTHER - RESALE $234.82; MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS/REP/MAINT $100.00; MARCY REAGAN - URBAN/SUPPLIES $143.53; NATALIA STIRLING/REFUND $5.49; NEVE'S UNIFORM/UNIFORMS $290.68; NICK ANLIKER/UNIFORMS $73.98; NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS/SUPPLIES $284.85; OFFICE EMP/FREIGHT $141.16; PERRY M TOBIN/REFUND $50.00; PITNEY BOWES/CONT SERVICES $546.81; PIZZA HUT/SUPPLIES $213.97; PRAIRIE BERRY WINERY/WINE - RESALE $1,278.00; QUILL CORP/SUPPLIES $264.56; RABER'S WELDING/REP/MAINT $139.60; RAPID CITY JOURNAL/LEGAL NOTICES $555.93; RECREATION SUPPLY CO/DUES & FEES $22.19; RITA JONES/REFUND $48.06; ROBERT CLEMENTS GALLERY/OTHER - RESALE $84.00; ROSA LEE RILEY/REFUND $32.23; ROUNDUP BUILDING CENTER/SUPPLIES $355.18; SAND CREEK PRINTING/SUPPLIES $2435.91; SANITATION PRODUCTS/REP/MAINT $692.83; SD FEDERAL PROPERTY AGENCY/SUPPLIES $150.00; SD POLICE CHIEF'S ASSO/SUPPLIES $490.64; SIOUX POTTERY & CRAFT/OTHER - RESALE $164.82; SOLAR SOUND CORP/REP/MAINT $225.12; SOUTH DAKOTA ONE CALL/CONT SERVICES $119.88; SOUTH DAKOTA REAL ESATE CO/REFUND $20.39; STANDARD INS. COMPANY/INSURANCE $423.52; STECS ADVERTISING SPECIAL TIES/OTHER - RESALE $576.79; SUMMIT SIGNS & SUPPLY/SUPPLIES - SIGNS $141.50; SUPERIOR SANITATION/CONT SERVICES $3,926.00; T G INDUSTRIES/REP/MAINT $201.94; TARA KNAPP/REFUND $70.70; TEAM LABORATORY CHEM CORP/SUPPLIES $1,675.00; TETRA TECH/TESTING $4,292.55; THOMSON WEST/PUBLICATIONS $348.00; TOMARK SPORTS/ATHLETIC FIELDS $304.18; TOUR ICE/OTHER - RESALE $550.60; TRI STATE CONTRUCTION/GRAVEL/ASPHALT $2,888.48; TWILIGHT FIRST AID SERVICE/SUPPLIES $62.95; VERIZON WIRELESS/TELE/INTERNET $561.80; WESTERN STAR/EQUIP LSES & MNT $238.73; LIBRARY; SAND CREEK/SUPPLIES $ 84.44; LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES/BOOKS $30.00.
Council: $3596.52; Exec Asst/Mayor: $898.93; Finance: $8021.63; Payroll/HR: $2380.64; Cust/Mntnc: $17615.65; Engineering: $4224.66; Police: $50714.19; Bldg Insp/Code Enfor: $1157.72; Streets and Shop: $5937.24; Solid Waste Collection: $5147.32; Solid Waste Disposal: $34991.61 Sewer: $20288.46; Water: $25726.69; Cemetery: $6174.30; BFACC - AD: $8383.75; BFACC - PRG: $6569.85; BFACC - AQ: $11500.33; BFACC - CS: $5972.70; BFACC - CO: $5125.76; Parks: $8019.28; Library: $14051.06; Museum: $5895.77; Lq Store: $7984.82; Grand Total: $260,378.88.
Council: $3596.52; Exec Asst/Mayor: $898.93; Finance: $11443.75; Payroll/HR: $3338.72; Cust/Mntnc: $23302.09; Engineering: $12610.83; Police: $69101.20; Bldg Insp/Code Enfor: $1663.39; Streets and Shop: $8872.94; Solid Waste Collection: $7401.83; Solid Waste Disposal: $49683.54; Sewer: $31009.19; Water: $38635.11; Cemetery: $13392.86; BFACC - AD: $11589.36; BFACC - PRG: $9768.86; BFACC - AQ: $26044.90; BFACC - CS: $11632.46; BFACC - CO: $9098.50; Roundup Grds: 132.15; Parks: $18527.96; Library: $19666.41; Museum: $8889.96; Lq Store: $11527.59; Grand Total: $401,829.08.
Council: $3596.52; Exec Asst/Mayor: $898.93; Finance: $8271.04; Payroll/HR: $2588.97; Cust/Mntnc: $15908.34; Engineering: $12505.31; Police: $52311.72; Bldg Insp/Code Enfor: $1164.22; Streets and Shop: $7024.17; Solid Waste Collection: $5685.24; Solid Waste Disposal: $36571.25; Sewer: $22958.50; Water: $28581.37; Cemetery: $10268.75; BFACC - AD: $8328.53; BFACC - PR: $6951.00; BFACC - AQ: $19261.09; BFACC - CS: $8266.73; BFACC - CO: $6323.07; Parks: $14125.69; Library: $14308.62; Museum: $6324.84; Lq Store: $8457.78; Grand Total: $300,681.68.
Approved: /s/ Gary Hendrickson, Mayor
Attest: /s/ Sharon Mins, Finance Officer
Published once at the total approximate cost of $142.38.
Published Wed., Aug. 10, 2011
Butte County Post